Michael Kafari

Michael Kafari

Player Profile


Accra, Ghana

High School:
Centennial HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175




Lobos Walk Away With A Draw Versus Denver

No goals were scored by either side in the 110 minutes of action in Taos


Lobo Soccer Nets Four Goals In Exhibition Play

James Rogers led the Lobos with a pair of goals as newcomer James Wypych recorded a goal and an assist


Lobo Soccer Begins Spring Schedule Saturday

New Mexico prepares for the 2013 season with seven spring exhibitions.


Lobos Place Eleven on the Academic All-Conference Team

The eleven Lobos on the Academic All-MPSF Team is the most since 2005


Stevens: New Mexico Lobos Men's Soccer -- 2012 Season Review

Jeremy Fishbein's Lobos were a targeted team in 2012 but the UNM coach said his players delivered


TLC Invitational

Lobos vs. Columbia Lobos vs. CSUN


Men's Soccer vs. Towson -- Aug. 26, 2011

Men's soccer defeated Towson, 2-0. Giovanni Rollie and Lawrence Robledo each netted a goal in the Lobo victory.


ALS Fundraiser and Alumni All-Star Game

The Lobo men's soccer team hosted the Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) Fundraiser and Alumni All-Star Game.

2012 - JUNIOR SEASON Second Team All-Conference in MPSF... One of six Lobos to see the field in all 22 matches in 2012... Scored his lone goal in the historic 11-0 victory over UNLV (10-19-12)... Picked up assists versus Dartmouth (9-14-12) and against Air Force in MPSF Tournament Championship (11-11-12)... Set a career high in minutes played with 1,532... 47.1% of his 17 shots attempted were on goal.

2011 - SOPHOMORE SEASON Made 21 appearances and 18 starts for the Lobos... Spent most of his time in the midfield... Took four shots, one on goal, for a .250 SOG%... Logged 1185 total minutes.

2010 - FRESHMAN SEASON At the forward position, Kafari saw field time in 18 of 20 contests in 2010, making one start for the Lobos and netting two goals in three shots on net, six shots total... His resulting shot percentage of .333 led the team, while an added assist left him with five points on the season in just 391 minutes of time off the bench... Scored first career goal versus Air Force (10/10/2010).

HIGH SCHOOL Three-year lettermen at Centennial HS in Boise, Idaho... First Team All-Conference forward in 2008 and 2009... Led his team to a 5A State Soccer Championship in 2009... Played for the Boise Nationals Soccer Club...Lettered in track at Centennial (1 year).

PERSONAL Born Oct. 30, 1991 in Accra Ghana, Michael is the son of Simon and Martha Kafari... Siblings are Jordan, Sylvia, and Eulalia... Undecided on a major.

Year Games GS Minutes Shots Goals Assists Points
2010 18 1 391 6 2 1 5
2011 21 18 1185 4 0 0 0
2012 22 21 1532 17 1 2 4
Totals 61 40 4684 27 3 3 9
Saturday, August 15
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
vs. Air Force (Exhibition)
Wednesday, August 19
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
vs. Grand Canyon (Exhibition)
Saturday, August 22
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
at Denver (Exhibition)
Saturday, August 29
5:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer